Since I decided to take a day off (there’s only so much Iraq blogging one can take in a short timespan), here’s all the stories I missed yesterday. (And yes, I know I’m not the only conservative Jay to do a series of impromptu posts but bear with me for a moment or two.
Elizabeth Smart is found alive and well (at least physically). Hooray.
Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic was assassinated in Belgrade. It’s a damn shame, as he was a popular pro-Western reformer who could help make Serbia into a functioning state. Between Djindjic and Vojislav Kostunica, things were looking up for Serbia. Now, who knows?
Poor Tony Blair. He’s facing a firestorm of criticism for his position on Iraq. Then again, he’s also saying that he’ll stand by the US.
That’s what I like about the man. Forget that he’s still more on the socialist side than I’d like – he’s a man of honor. He said he’d stand by the US on this, and it’s looking like even the threat of losing power won’t lead to him backing down. We know we have a friend in the UK, and we’re not going to forget that one. I’ll lift a frosty pint of John Courage to the Right Honourable Tony Blair…
…it’ll be a great way to wash down those freedom fries.